December 20

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Friday December 20
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, Dec. 20, 21 or 29, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 5-6:45 p.m. Dec. 8, $90. An online blended course. Contact to register. (

Samsung Galaxy S4
Kapolei Commons, 2:45-4 p.m., free. Learn about the Samsung Galaxy S4 and how to use features like Smart Scroll, Air View and more. It is recommended to take the Android: Getting Started workshop first. Register online. (

Honolulu Gift Fair Made in Hawaii
Blaisdell Center, 3-9 p.m. Dec. 20, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 21 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 22, free admission. The 10th annual Honolulu Gift Fair features more than 300 gift-selling booths with items ranging from antiques and collectibles, and apparel to jewelry and made in Hawaii products. Bring a can of food for the Hawaii Food Bank. (, 942-3110)

Keiki Passenger Safety
Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Medical Office, 3:30-6 p.m., free. Find out if your child’s car seat or booster seat is installed properly and get it checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Windward Orchids Display and Sale
Windward Mall IHOP Wing, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Windward Orchids’ monthly display and sale features locally grown orchids and native plants. (

Christy Lipps Performs
Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Christy Lipps is a well-known puppeteer who delights audiences of all ages with nursery rhymes, songs and stories. (831-6831)

Photos with Santa
Pearlidge Downtown Center Court, Nov. 29-Dec. 24, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 15, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 16-Dec. 23, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 24, starting at $25. Santa takes a breath from 2 to 3 p.m. (

The Little Mermaid
Paliku Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 2 p.m. Dec. 22, $10-$19. Diamond in the Rough presents “The Little Mermaid,” the story of the magical underwater kingdom and Ariel, who longs to leave her ocean home and live in the world above. (, 1-866-967-8167)

11th Hour and Bone Canyon
Anna O’Brien’s, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, ages 21 and older. 11th Hour and Bone Canyon perform rock music. (347-1323)

Concerts on the Beach
Duke’s Waikiki, 4-6 p.m., free. Maunalua performs. (922-2268,

Home For The Holidays
Mauna Kea Ballroom – Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, doors open at 5:30 p.m. concert begins at 6:30 p.m., $55/person. The All-Hawaiian Christmas Concert features Lehua Kalima, Imua Garza, Tiffa Garza, Ernie Cruz Jr., Ben Vegas, Maila Gibson, Manoa DNA, Mark Yamanaka, Darren Benitez and Kapena, as well as various food stations. (, 952-4789)

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s at Pier 38, 6-8 p.m., free. (

Melami Kapu‘uwaimai Third Annual Fundraiser Concert
Our Savior Lutheran Church, 7-9 p.m., $5-$10. The event includes performances by Melami Kapu‘uwaimai and guest choirs, as well as an appearance by Santa. (680-9544)

Natty Vibes 10th Annual Chronic Christmas Bash
The Republik, Dec. 20-21, 8 p.m., $27-$30. Check out Hawaii’s IRATION performing with Natty Vibes. The Dec. 20 show is open to all ages, accompanied by an adult. The Dec. 21 show is open to those ages 18 and older. (, 941-7469)

1718 Wilikina Dr., Wahiawa, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5, ages 21 and older. Pimpbot performs ska music. (621-1835)

Saloon Pilots
Big City Diner Kailua, 8:30-11 p.m., no cover charge. (263-8880)

The Nutcracker
Mamiya Theatre at St. Louis School, 7 p.m.20, 1 p.m. 22, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Dec. 21, $25-$38. Hawaii State Ballet Junior Company presents the 27th annual production of “The Nutcracker.” (

Deciphering the Creative Act
Louis Pohl Gallery (1142 Bethel St.), Nov. 1-Dec. 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., contact for cost. Featuring art that pushes the boundaries of contemporary fine art by Charlie Dickson and Bob Freitas. A reception takes place Nov. 1 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. (, 521-1812)

In The Beginning
Gallery of Hawaii Artists (GoHA), through Dec. 20, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free. GoHA announces “In The Beginning,” an exhibition of a major photography project by artist Willy Branlund. (

Life is Art
Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, through Jan. 16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., free. Featuring scenic watercolors and abstract acrylics by Jimmy Tablante, an award winning artist. (,

Trip Around the Islands
University of Hawaii at Manoa Hamilton Library’s Bridge Gallery, through Dec. 20, visit website for library hours, free. “Trip Around the Island” by Sonny Ganaden, is a collection of 30 contemporary prints created by local artists. (

Administering Emergency Oxygen
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 2:30-4 p.m., $50. Contact to register. (1-800-733-2767,

Japanese Flower Arranging
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, Nov. 16-Jan. 18, Saturdays, 9:40-11:30 a.m., $48. Use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials, choosing the most beautiful aspects, assemble them in a different order and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433)

Blues Christmas Worship
Windward United Church of Christ, 6 p.m., free. Windward United Church of Christ holds a Blue Christmas worship service, a calming and reflective service focused on the lighting of four pillar candles to remember those who have been lost, to release pain of the past and more. (254-3802)

Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway
Pupuole Street Community Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Center of Deliverance Church of God in Christ holds a Christmas celebration and toy giveaway including music, food, face painting, various games, and arts and crafts. (

Free Gift Wrapping
Windward Mall Center Court, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., free. Club Scout Pack 229 from Kapunahala Elementary School in Kaneohe wraps Christmas gifts free of charge, with wrapping paper donated by Windward City and Kaneohe Bay Longs Drugs. (

Gift Wrap and Gift Canning Fundraiser
Walmart Kapolei, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Kapolei City Lions Club holds its Gift Wrap and Gift Canning fundraiser. All proceeds assist in the numerous community service projects. Kapolei Lion Club also assists the Salvation Army “Red Kettle Bell Ringing” during the fundraiser. (

Halau Hula mai ka Puuwai a ka Manao
Windward Mall Center Court, 1-2 p.m., free. (

Images at War’s End
Kapolei Public Library, through Feb. 22, library hours, free. The Battleship Missouri Memorial in collaboration with Kapolei High School, presents images a display of images and memorabilia from the USS Missouri, which also includes a series of unedited, soundless documentary film recordings taken aboard the USS Missouri as World War II concluded. (693-7050)

Ke Kula Mele Hawaii o Akaka
Windward Mall Center Court, 11 a.m.-noon, free. Ke Kula Mele Hawaii o Akaka performs its winter concert. (

Live Nativity
Kawaiahao Church, Dec. 8-23, 7-9 p.m., free. Join Kawaiahao Church as it celebrates the Christmas season. Each day is hosted by different churches on Oahu featuring their worship team and a live nativity. (955-9335, 469-3000)

Things Japanese Sale
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Community Gallery and Gift Shop, Nov. 2-Dec. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., various costs. JCCH’s gift shop features a sale of great bargains on unique one-of-a-kind donated Japanese items. All shopper who spend $10 or more receive full parking validation. Proceeds support the Cultural Center’s educational programs and activities. (945-7633,